Discover the little known treasures of Tavira and its surroundings or spend time at home - Quinta Tara, your own private paradise! This luxuriously fitted villa that sleeps 6, overlooks the rolling hilltops of the Asseca valley, an 8 min walk from the amenities at Prego and a 8 min drive from the quaint and historic town of Tavira. A variety of white, sandy beach islands and lagoons are within a 10 min drive.
The house attracts plenty of sunlight and is a wonderful space for families. Breakfast under the almond trees, lounge around and swim in the refreshing pool, have a fresh fish barbeque on the terracotta patio and then catch a beautiful sunset from the roof terrace absorbing the varied hues and rolling shapes of the landscape - enjoy your holiday!
Catch the sunsets from the roof terrace and dine al fresco: Quinta Tara has plenty of space for seating under cover of the terrace and the dappled arbor of the vines and jasmine or in the full glory of the sun. There is a brick-buit barbeque and a large patio area poolside overlooking the many almond and lemon trees within the properties’ stone walled perimeters.
Quinta Tara is a very comfortable home from home. A long wooden table for dining with seating for 6, leads to the fully equipped modern kitchen. The fitted kitchen has a dish washer, 5-ring gas hob, an electric oven, a large fridge and freezer, a microwave, a kettle and toaster. The kitchen has beautifully finished units and granite surfaces with ample storage. Also on the ground floor is the double and twin bedrooms, and beautifully tiled bathroom with bath.
A spacious master bedroom with en - suite bathroom with power shower opens onto a galleried landing. The gallery overlooks a large high ceiling living room with 3 large settees and a farmhouse-style inglenook fireplace with a cast iron stove. There is a large flat screen television with local cabel channels and a dvd player. All windows are double-glazed with fitted mosquito nets, consistent throughout the accommodation, there is plenty of cross- ventilation. The bedrooms all have ceiling fans. Quinta Tara has unlimited wireless internet access.
We can supply a cot, linen and high chair, charged at 20 euros per week. Please let us know if you have any other requirements.
A spacious, sunny and shaded terrace surrounds the house with pergolas of grape, wisteria and bougainvillea. A rooftop terrace can be reached by exterior stairs. A pretty mosaiced pool with dimensions of 8m x 4m and a depth of 1.8m leading to a shallow end of 1m has far-reaching views of the Asseca valley and is very secluded. The pool is terraced and has an outdoor shower and a built-in barbeque area at one end.
The half-acre garden has almond, lemon, orange and fig trees and is enclosed by a dry-stone wall.
There are a couple of cafés within approximately 10 minutes walk and restaurants within 5 minutes drive, with a greater selection available in Tavira, 8 minutes drive away.
The golden beaches of Ilha de Tavira and Barril can be reached in 15 minutes by car. Both are accessible throughout the year and are blue flag beaches.
There are excellent golf courses within 15 to 25 minutes drive from the accommodation. The closest are Benamor, Quinta da Ria and Quinta da Cima, Monte Rei.
We recommend having a car at Quinta Tara, especially in the heat of summer…and for reaching all the beautiful and interesting places further afield. Car rental, taxi transfers and bicycle hire can be organized with local reputable firms in advance or by calling the local representative.
The changeover day and time is flexible, though we aim to keep bookings as close as possible. Departure is by 10am and arrival is from 2pm unless otherwise arranged.
We provide a once weekly linen and bathroom towel change including a clean of the bathrooms. Beach towels are provided.
There will be some toilet paper and soap for arrivals and a hamper of beverages, with additional breakfast and snacks are provided for late arrivals.
Guests will be met at the villa, or otherwise informed where to locate the key and visited soon after arrival. We ensure a prompt and competent service from a team of property managers, who can be contacted at anytime. 1242/AL